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Jeff Bezos Trims His Amazon Stakes, Pocketing $4 Billion

In a notable financial move, Jeff Bezos, the founder and Executive Chair of Amazon, has divested 24 million shares of his company's stock this...
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Build Generative AI Applications for SMEs Using Amazon Bedrock

The recent explosion in Generative AI has seen more businesses enlist these models in their services from a wide range of use cases. Swami...
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Ikokazi: AWS Nairobi Centre Lists 30 Vacancies

Last week, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Development Centre was launched in Nairobi, Kenya. The good news has been followed by more good news...
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Amazon Server Outage Hits Major Websites

Major websites that serve millions across the globe were affected by an outage within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud server. The Amazon server...

Amazon to Train 10,000 Students from Kenya Universities in Digital Skills

Cloud computing provider AWS has announced it will be training 10,000 Kenyan students in local universities with key tech skills in a plan that...

Amazon Boosts Stripe Partnership with Deeper Payments Integration in Its Services

Amazon and Stripe have announced that they have entered into an agreement on a global scale, under which Amazon will expand its use of...
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State of Tech Layoffs: Firing Spree Continues in 2023

We argued that tech companies have been copying each other in terms of the number of workers they lay off, starting as early as...

Amazon To Train Youth About The Cloud at Moringa, Ajira Digital

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has been in the Kenyan market since 2020, and over that period, it has done a lot of work....

Amazon Launches New AWS Local Zone in Kenya

Amazon is bringing its AWS Local Zone Cloud Infrastructure to the country. The AWS Local Zone will be in Nairobi and join 16 existing...

M-PESA-Amazon Integration Imminent, But It Solves One Part of The Problem

The development is part’s of Safaricom’s plan to boost its M-PESA earnings following revenue drops during the 2021 FY.
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Multichoice Bites the Bullet with New Decoder to Ship with Netflix

MultiChoice has not had it easy in the last couple of months. The company, which is known for its DStv services, has been trying...
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Amazon in Early Talks To Buy $2 Billion Stake in Airtel

Amazon, the retail giant is being reported to buy a sizeable stake in the Indian mobile operator, Bharti Airtel. According to Reuters, three people with knowledge of...
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Amazon Plans to Set up an Amazon Web Services Edge Location in Kenya

Amazon operates Amazon Web Services which is the biggest cloud computing platform in the world. They have several data centres around the world but...
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Hurrah! for Android TV Users as the Platform Picks Amazon Prime Video Support

People who love watching TV shows from a variety of streaming services have always been aware of the shortcomings packaged in their boxes, especially...
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Change These Default Privacy Settings Right Now! From Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Apple, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Amazon

From 2018 to the past few months of 2019, our personal data from social media sites and other tech giants has been hacked, scandalized...

Amazon to Launch Thousands of Internet-beaming Satellites for Underserved Regions

Before the year elapses, Telkom Kenya, alongside Alphabet’s Project Loon will commercially launch balloons that will beam 4G LTE coverage to remote areas in...

Apple CES Ad Trolled Tech Companies on Privacy. They’re No Angels Either

Apple had a tough week and this past weekend took a brilliant aim on rival tech companies with its ad touting its privacy prowess. “What...

Tuskys to Launch E-commerce Platform Powered by Amazon Web Services

: The e-commerce platform will be hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS), and that is as far as the partnership with the American retailer goes....
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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, Tim Cook Calls out Tech Giants and Google to Offer Users More Privacy Controls

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat for $34 Billion in its big leap into hybrid cloud.

Amazon, Apple Deny Hacking Claims, Instagram Gets a New Boss and Facebook is Already Sticking Its Dirty Fingers Into...

Early last week, Bloomberg Businessweek wrote a bombshell report on how Chinese spies had used tiny rogue chips embedded in Super Micro servers that...

Facebook Officially Starts Dating, Instagram Pulls Out on Regramming, Twitter Leaked DMs and Alexa Clearly Has No Type

Facebook Dating begins testing in Colombia Facebook Dating which was announced in May began testing early last week in Colombia. The online dating product lives...

Mzizzi.com Aims to Root Out E-Commerce Hurdles for Small Businesses

E-commerce has taken over the way we shop, with companies such as Amazon and Jumia taking up the market in their respective regions. The...

Facebook and Amazon Are Interested in Bidding for English Premier League Streaming Rights

The English Premier League is a 9 month long spectacle that draws a large audience worldwide. That is why traditional media outlets pay billions...
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is World’s Richest Person as Bill Gates Slips to Second

Alright. I will admit that I did not see this coming, but so are most of you who do not have a fine grasp...
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Huawei Mate 9 is the First Non-Amazon Device to Support Alexa

A few weeks after Google Assistant went live for all Android users (running Android 6.0 and above with not less that 720P resolution), people...

Strong iPad Sales in Q4 Cushioned Apple as Tablet Shipments Decline Continued in 2016

That not many people may be interested in buying a new tablet today than there were 3 to 4 years ago is not really...

Amazon Prime Video Is Now Available In Kenya And It Is Way Cheaper Than Netflix

Amazon Prime Video has gone global and the company has priced it way cheaper than Netflix

10 Cool Android Apps That Are Not Available on the Google Play Store

According to Google, there were 65 billion app installs from the Play Store in the last one year. The Google Play Store has grown...

Tablet Shipments Continue Dropping Even As Users Warm Up to Detachables

Lenovo may have been kicked out of the global top 5 smartphone vendors list but it is still top elsewhere. The Chinese consumer electronics...

Tablet Shipments Continue Sliding, Hit Record Lows in 2015

2015 is the worst year on record for tablet makers in the world. For the first time ever, tablets registered double-digit decline in shipment...
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A guy tweeted he’ll write a “Donald Trump sex novel” and it was published by Amazon

Elijah Daniel (@aguywithnolife) had an idea yesterday and decided to tweet using the widely popular way to have a monologue on Twitter: By threading...

Want To Buy Products From Amazon? Try VituMob

I love reading. I always have from a young age and almost always have a novel tucked in somewhere in my bag to indulge...

Amazon Changes Model To Pay Authors By Page Reads

Amazon has reworked its model coming up with a new plan to pay authors for each page that a Kindle user reads. Under the...

Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 top Android phone searches on Yahoo as iPhone 6 reigns supreme

The year is coming to an end and as expected we will be getting lists from everyone in the industry on their best and worst...

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